Audio Roundup 2021:41

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by Joel Rich

Think about the six zchirot that we’re commanded to remember. Do you sense something about the language sometimes using to remember and sometimes not to forget and sometimes both.

To the thine own self be true is particularly appropriate because of the second half which is for then thou canst not be false to any other man.

It seems to me to be about changing as a person.

A secondary level the person saying it, Polonius, is one of the biggest windbags in Shakespeare’s plays, at least according to Rabbi Dulitz.

Lots of room for drashot

Please direct any informal comments to [email protected].

About Joel Rich

Joel Rich is a frequent wannabee cyberspace lecturer on various Torah topics. A Yerushalmi formerly temporarily living in West Orange, NJ, his former employer and the Social Security administration support his Torah listening habits. He is a recovering consulting actuary.

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